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Jared Blank

"I am running until everyone can read!" - Jared Blank MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!  I raised over $50,000 for the International Dyslexia Association!!! I am BEYOND grateful that we have reached the fundraising goal for the International Dyslexia Association. I am humbled by and indebted to all those that donated, shared my story and followed this journey. Thank you to all the donors! ...
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Oregon Dyslexia Legislation Update 2019 Video

The law: requires the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to designate a Dyslexia Specialist to provide school districts with support and resources to assist students with dyslexia and their families.  Contact Carrie Thomas Beck, Dyslexia Specialist, for additional information. requires each school district to ensure that at least one K-5 teacher in each K-5 school receive training related to dyslexia.  ...
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IDA Recognized as an “Outstanding Organization” by the Child Mind Institute!

IDA Recognized as an “Outstanding Organization” by the Child Mind Institute and crowdsourced Votes Congratulations! The Child Mind Institute is a national, independent nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Their annual Change Maker Awards celebrate individuals and organizations who raise awareness and dispel stigma, help children and families directly, ...
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Dyslexia Brain Talk with Dr. Christodoulou and Jared Blank – Audio

Please enjoy our audio of the April 6, 2019 Dyslexia Brain Talk with Dr. Joanna Christodoulou and Jared Blank. Ever ask yourself why your brain works the way it does or why it does not work the way you want it to? Listen to this audio for a candid conversation into how our brains work with dyslexia. This is an ...
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What Parents of Dyslexic Children are Teaching Schools about Literacy

What Parents of Dyslexic Children are Teaching Schools about Literacy Fewer than 40 percent of fourth and eighth grade students nationwide are proficient readers. Parents of children with dyslexia, a learning disability that makes reading and spelling difficult, are trying to change how reading is taught in the public schools.  Must see video below: Successful literacy instruction and interventions provide ...
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